Culture and Health

Arts on prescription in Scandinavia: a review of current practice and future possibilities

The article examines current practice relating to Arts and Culture on Prescription for the promotion of health, the prevention and treatment of pathologies in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and the United Kingdom and it assesses future possibilities. The United Kingdom is considered the leader in the field of Arts on Prescription practice and subsequent research is described to help identify what Scandinavian countries could learn from the British experience. The article concludes that of the Scandinavian countries, Sweden is ahead of Denmark in terms of Arts on Prescription. The study can be accessed via payment.